Baby Born In New Jersey To Zika-infected Mother

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A baby born to a Zika virus-infected mother in New Jersey appears to display the virus' symptoms, the Associated Press reports. The baby was born Tuesday to a Honduras woman who, once Zika symptoms were discovered, came to America for medical treatment. Birth defects, including microcephaly, a condition associated with the virus in which the baby's brain is underdeveloped, were discovered in an ultrasound last week, a doctor at the New Jersey hospital told the AP. Though the baby appears to be affected by Zika, confirmation awaits testing. The first such case of Zika virus affecting a baby in the U.S. was reported in January.

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